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soft lump inside cheek

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many f ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many things: Many things. See an ENT doc or facial plastic surgeon ASAP for exam/diagnosis/treatment.

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A member asked:
Dr. James Shire
40 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Most likely.: It is most likely a small hematoma. This is a bruise with a pocket of accumulated blood in the muscle under the skin. It will go away.
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Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It should: But it may take a while. If the swelling is severe, getting larger, painful or red then see your doctor. If not, gentle massage 2x/day may help. ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Asym/cheeks: Rule out genetic differences vs anatomic/developmental vs trauma...
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Cheek: Probably an anatomical variation. No worries.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Nelson
16 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
See dentist: See your dentist and have it removed......this can become precancerous if it continues to be damaged. No worries thought, my mom had the same thing a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See dentist: Or ENT. Or dermatologist. Or oral surgeon. Possibly a benign bite fibroma.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Bradin
28 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Perhaps: Might get accompanying swollen glands typically rash from slapped cheek disease is viral, flat, lacy, and blanchable.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Different options: The face has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, n ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Kalantar
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT: Do you mean you have a lump in your cheek? There are many possibilities, including salivary gland issues. You may need a CT or MRI scan for further st ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chrisman
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need clinical exam: See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Swellings in the mouth could be many different situations. Pain is an indicator that something is wr ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Possible mucocele: It may be a mucocele, but it could also be a host of other things if it is a mucocele it can be removed and should not come back (swollen gland). It ... Read More

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